What Happened on March 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Paul Whiteman & orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, born in Pretoria (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Herbert Brewer, composer, dies at 62
  • Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer, dies at 77